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Taiwan could use its own loophole to sidestep US solar tariffs

The Taiwanese PV manufacturing sector could use the very same loophole that put it in the US government’s crosshairs, to sidestep the punitive duties now faced by its own firms. …read more

What the USITC Vote Means – Solar Products from China and Taiwan

On Wednesday, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) voted to uphold the Department of Commerce determination that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from China and Taiwan.  Not a big surprise. How will this impact Chinese solar manufacturers?  Probably not too much, outside of

US-China trade tariffs to proceed following crucial ITC vote

The US International Trade Commission has determined that Chinese modules using Taiwanese components have caused injury to the US solar manufacturing industry. …read more

Reduced US-China Tariff Improves Market Outlook in US

At the end of last week the US Department of Commerce announced reduced anti-dumping tariffs for the 2012 trade case for about 20 companies.  Should these reduced rates become final, the combined anti-dumping and anti-subsidy rates would fall from around 31% to near 18%. “We believe the potential tariff change represents a meaningful improvement for